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(Courtesy of the Sundance Institute and Babylon 13)

Sundance 2023: ‘Iron Butterflies’: A Thought-Provoking Look at Russian War Crimes

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer January 26, 2023

  "Iron Butterflies," directed and produced by Kyiv residents Roman Liubyi and Andrii Kotliar, investigates the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and the Russian's desperate attempts to...

(Courtesy of The Sundance Institute and Ikiré Jones)

Sundance 2023: ‘Bravo, Burkina!’ Charm with a Side of Cheese

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer January 24, 2023

  From writer, director and fashion designer Walé Oyéjidé, whose brand has been featured in “Black Panther” and “Coming 2 America,” “Bravo, Burkina!” follows a Burkinabè immigrant...

(Photo by Heather Hopkins | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Vivaldi by Candlelight’: 40th Year Anniversary

By Heather Hopkins, Arts Writer December 13, 2022

  "Vivaldi by Candlelight" symphony fundraiser returned to Salt Lake City with a spectacular performance in downtown’s First Presbyterian Church. International Bridges This year marks the 40th...

A street performer wearing a flower outfit and multi-colored LED lights from ILLUMINATE Creative Art + Tech Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.

ILLUMINATE Creative Arts + Tech Festival Lights up the Night

By Andre Montoya, Arts Writer November 19, 2022

  In the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, a first-of-its-kind festival featuring an emphasis on light as an art form brightened up the night sky. Organized by the Utah Arts Alliance, ILLUMINATE...

In Pieces (Courtesy University of Utah Theatre Department)

Department of Theatre’s ‘In Pieces’: Performed With Intensity, But Fails to Fully Connect

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer November 17, 2022

  Performed in the Babcock Theatre, located in the basement of the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, the most striking part of the University of Utah Theatre Department's production of "In Pieces"...

SALT Dance Company (Courtesy SALT Contemporary Dance Company)

SALT Contemporary Dance Company Explodes into Its 10th Season

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer November 10, 2022

  On Nov. 3, 2022, the SALT Contemporary Dance Company opened its doors for a 10-year anniversary gala. As someone who’s been in and out of the dance sphere for most of my life, I was eager to...

The Kingsbury Hall at the Presidents Circle on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah on Aug. 24, 2022.

Creating Since its Creation: Kingsbury Hall Brings Arts and Culture to Salt Lake City

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer November 10, 2022

  What stories would be told if the walls of Kingsbury Hall could talk? Situated in the University of Utah's President’s Circle, beside Gardner Hall and across the street from the Widstoe Building,...

Magdalena Bay (Courtesy Magdalena Bay)

Magdalena Bay Brings the ‘Mercurial World’ to SLC

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor November 7, 2022

  Miami-based pop duo and couple Magdalena Bay teleported SLC fans across space to their “Mercurial World” tour on Nov. 1 at the Soundwell concert hall. BAYLI Brooklyn-born singer BAYLI opened...

John Behlmann, Alex Newell, Caroline Innerbichler and Andrew Durand (Courtesy of PTC)

‘Shucked’ World Premier at PTC: A Little Corny, A Lot of Fun

By Luke Jackson October 30, 2022

  Folks, “Shucked” has just had its world premiere at the Pioneer Theatre Company, and this, my friends, is a big deal. If you’re like me and don’t have a toe constantly dipped in the effervescent...

Utah Opera Companys 2022 production of The Flying Dutchman.

Utah Opera Company’s Production of ‘The Flying Dutchman’ Creates a Stormy Ocean of Emotion

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer October 22, 2022

  Utah Opera Company's production of Richard Wagner's “The Flying Dutchman” fully lives up to the term "operatic." All of the connotations that arise from opera can be found within the production:...

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